Tag Archives: Learning Culture

Tides of Culture

Walking along the beach is a balance: the golden sand above all the but the highest of tides is soft and hard to walk on, but dry and warm. The lowest sand is damp and much firmer, easier to traverse, … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on The Experimental Organisation

With ‘The Quiet Leadership Guidebook’ and ‘The Humble Leader’ books both in production, my main writing focus now turns to the interviews for ‘The Experimental Organisation’. In this work i will be exploring how Organisations learn to change: specifically, how, … Continue reading

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A Vision of Culture

‘Culture’ is a much used byword for ‘effect’: we talk about ‘learning cultures’, ‘toxic cultures’, ‘agile culture’, and so on, describing the culture by the effect that it demonstrates, or perhaps we could say by the behaviours that it permits. … Continue reading

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On the second day of Christmas Learning: speed

In the spirit of the season, i’m dedicating the last twelve days of writing to a series of reflections on key trends and features of learning in the Social Age. Today: speed. I hope Santa has an asbestos beard, because … Continue reading

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Creating an environment for #learning: collaboration and community

As i sat writing this morning, an elderly gentleman came to the table and asked me if he could lay out the International papers without disturbing me. I’m in the Icebreaker cafe, by the Amstel, one of my favourite writing … Continue reading

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4 facets of learning culture: creation, ownership, technology and change

I’m interested in culture: how it’s formed, who owns it, who creates it, how it reacts to change, how it works in global social learning spaces. Culture is the foundations and the wallpaper: it influences us, grounds us, gives us … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Diary – Day 3: Our community popup learning story

Yesterday i ran my first ever community popup learning session from Amsterdam, exploring ‘learning culture’, based around these two questions: Question 1: Is learning culture created by the organisation or the learners? Question 2: Do you do most of your … Continue reading

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